Skolfield House, Brunswick, ca. 1900

Contributed by Pejepscot History Center

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A view of the historic residence of the Hon. Benjamin Orr at 153 Park Row, Brunswick. The house was built about 1819. In 1846, it was a "Brunswick Seminary" and in the early 19th century it was a primary school kept by Mr. Pike, and residence of Rev. Adams, Congregational minister.

Isaac L. Skolfield, son of George and Lydia Doyle Skolfield, acquired the residence in 1871 and his son, George Lincoln Skolfield acquired the house in 1910. Isaac's brothers, Alfred and Samuel owned the double residence at 159 Park Row.

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About This Item

  • Title: Skolfield House, Brunswick, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Local Name: Park Row
  • Town: Brunswick
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 16 cm x 23 cm
  • Local Code: OH1673
  • Object Type: Image

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Pejepscot History Center
159 Park Row, Brunswick, ME 04011
(207) 729-6606
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